Presented by Doug Johnson
Why? Say goodbye to the days of pressing your camera’s shutter button while also crossing your fingers, and get ready to capture the sights and moments around you with confidence! Blue-sky days hiking in Glacier? No problem! Poorly lit conference room photos for your business website? No problem! After a week of immersion in RMSP-style education, you will understand how to use your camera intentionally to obtain great images in a variety of lighting scenarios.
What? During this week of learning the basics, you explore the craft of photography with experienced photo educator, Doug, who makes the process fun. Split between classroom lectures, hands-on field shoots, and lively critique sessions, you listen as topics are thoroughly explained indoors—and then actively explore them through trial and error outdoors. During this week you will hone your technique while visiting locations such as the Moon-Randolph Homestead, University of Montana campus, Fort Missoula Museum, Rattlesnake Creek Recreation area, and Caras Park in the heart of downtown Missoula. Doug teaches you the building blocks of photography:
How they all work together to determine exposure.
You learn a great deal about the basic functions of your camera, such as:
Your instructor will:
Discuss compositional techniques that can make your images stand out
Open your eyes to the powerful nuances of light such as the temperature, color and direction
Facilitate group critiques that help you identify areas you can improve